Blog And Discussion


Leichhardt Mayor oblivious to Tigers members’ plight March 10, 2015 Leichhardt Mayor Rochelle Porteous is WRONG when she claims that the property developer, Rozelle Village, is the only party that can benefit if the current zoning on the historic Balmain Tigers site is maintained. The Balmain Leagues Club directors have made it abundantly clear that irrespective of who owns the site, a prop ... read more>


An urgent meeting of the Board of Balmain Leagues Club Pty Ltd (BLC) was called to determine the future of BLC. BLC is a subsidiary of the Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club, a 1908 Australian Rugby League Foundation Club, which is autonomous. In recent weeks the Directors of BLC have been in extensive discussions with Brian Hood and Gary He representing Heworth Construction Group (Hewo ... read more>


PRESS RELEASE Balmain Tigers face being placed in voluntary administration following local Council’s decision to rezone historic clubhouse site One of Australia’s most famous sporting clubs, the Balmain Tigers, faces the real prospect of being placed into voluntary administration within weeks because of a decision by Leichhardt Council to rezone the site of the club’s historic home on V ... read more>

Balmain Referees Association Awards 2018

BY LESLIE GLEN, CHAIRMAN BALMAIN TIGERS Referees of some sort are important in order for our society to function within a framework of rules. They come in a wide variety of forms. Our parents were the very first referees whom we encountered. From there it progressed to our teachers, police, courts, bosses and many others, all attempting to stop us and the community about us desecending into ... read more>


Tigers welcome Mayor Porteous’ pledge to make return to Rozelle a ‘top priority’ but words need actions March 12, 2015 The Balmain Leagues Club is encouraged by Leichhardt Mayor Rochelle’s public pledge to make the return of the Tigers to their historic home a “top priority”. However, Cr Porteous needs to match her words with actions by ensuring the zoning applied to the site by L ... read more>

Statement From Greg Parker

BALMAIN LEAGUES’ CLUB LTD ACN 000 190 161  (TRADING AS “TIGERS SYDNEY MARKETS” & “TIGERS FIVE DOCK”) (ADMINISTRATORS APPOINTED)   On 26 October 2018, Greg Parker and Chris MacDonnell accepted an appointment as Joint and Several Administrators of the abovenamed Company. The appointment was made pursuant to Section 436A of the Corporations Act 2001 following a resolut ... read more>

Mother's Day

Celebrate this Mother's Day at Carmen's On The Park Looking for a way to celebrate your great mum this Mother's Day? Head on down to Tigers Five Dock and try Carmen's On The Park's special three course Mother's Day menu. If you'd like to book, call us on (02) 8789 6300 Check out the menu below: Mothers Day 2015 Menu   ... read more>

Balmain Leagues Club Statement - Rozelle Site

Dear fellow Balmain Leagues & Football Club Members, Official advice has been received by the Club today that the Balmain Leagues Club site on Victoria Road, Rozelle, formerly owned by Rozelle Village Pty Ltd and Pacific Link Investments Pty Ltd, has been sold. The Club looks forward to working with the new owners, Grand Rozelle Pty Ltd, to return our Club to its historic home after an ... read more>

Tigers Update

It is with deep regret that I inform you that TIGERS Five Dock was closed down this morning as instructed by the appointed Administrator.  Put simply, Five Dock is not financially viable enough for the Administrator to continue to trade. TIGERS Sydney Markets will continue to operate as per normal whilst amalgamation discussions take place. Work will commence with Canada Bay Council to h ... read more>


Leichhardt Council’s new proposal for historic Balmain Leagues Club site dismissed by Club Directors as unviable and not based on reality An “independent” study into the site of the historic Balmain Leagues Club, commissioned by Leichhardt Council, fails completely to take into account the commercial realities facing the Balmain Tigers nor the chequered-history of the block. Talking o ... read more>